Kelly A. Birdwell BA, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Medical Chief of VA Kidney Transplant, Nashville VA
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  • 172 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Kidney Transplantation
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    Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
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1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 2501A
Nashville, TN 37232


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  • Bachelor of Arts - University of Tennessee Knoxville, 1997
  • Doctor of Medicine - Emory University, 2001
  • Residency - University of Colorado Health Science Center, 2004
  • Master of Science in Clinical Investigation - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2009
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2009

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2017

Patient Comments

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June 17, 2020
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love dr birdwell-didn't like telehealth visit
June 7, 2020
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No direct answer to the questions ask. Just more questions.
May 19, 2020
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Because of the many visits through the course if one year since my kidney transport, I have good rapport with Dr. Birdwell. That made the telehealth meeting quite easy...
April 30, 2020
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*Dr. Kelly Birdwell is the best doctor I've ever had.
April 1, 2020
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*Dr. Birdwell gave me all the time I needed plus some.
Februray 4, 2020
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*Dr. Birdwell has provided a needed boost of confidence for me and my concerns for my health care. Excellent care!
January 30, 2020
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This particular appointment I had a list of questions to go over and Dr. Birdwell to her time and patience going over and answering each question with recommendations.
January 20, 2020
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Was awesome.
December 4, 2019
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